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A video of a leopard sitting after an underpass is viral on social media; all claim it to be from their nearby places.

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News CLAIM: A video of a leopard sitting after an underpass is viral on social media; all claim it to be from their nearby places.

Sion bridge in Mumbai, leopard not concerned & feels its his territory. Effect of the lockdown of 2 legged animals.

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TRUTH & Verification:

The video is viral on Social media where the leopard can be seen sitting just beside a road divider and on a underpass. The truth about the animal is that, it is injured and the video is Mailardevpally area near Hyderabad on May 14, 2020. The leopard, which appeared to be injured was seen lying beside the median of a Road Under Bridge (RUB).

As per ANI, “Telangana: A leopard was spotted sitting at Kattedan underbridge near Mailardevpally Police Station in Rangareddy district today morning. It later escaped into a nearby open space before it could be caught. A rescue operation by Police and forest officials is underway.”

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VERDICT: False





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